This website and the forms and applications available on this website are for a general audience of at least 18 years of age and are not targeted to children.
2. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
We may collect the following information from and about you:
Registration Information is the information you submit to us to apply to take part in the “Top Chef” television program (the “Program”). Registration Information may include, for example, name, email address, gender, zip code and birthday.
Activity Information. When you access and interact with this website, we may collect certain information about those visits. For example, in order to permit your connection to the website, our servers receive and record information about your computer, device, and browser, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information. If you access the website from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device, geolocation data, or other transactional information for that device. At this time, we do not respond to browser "Do Not Track" signals.
When you visit the website, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets us help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the website. A cookie does not collect personal information about you. The website may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the website may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
When you use the website, we may employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our users anonymously. No personally identifiable information is collected using these clear gifs. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. The information is used to enable more accurate reporting, improve the effectiveness of our marketing, and make the website better for our users.
Information from Other Sources. We may supplement the information we collect with information from other sources, such as publicly available information from social media services, commercially available sources and information from our Company Affiliates or business partners.
3. USE AND DISCLOSURE
We may use the information we collect from and about you to contact you and in the casting of the Program. We may use the information we collect from and about you for these additional purposes:
To allow service providers to assist us in providing and managing the website. We may make your information available to certain third party service providers, such as contractors, agents or sponsors, who help us manage the website.
To complete a merger or sale of assets. If we sell all or part of our business or makes a sale or transfer of our assets or are otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of our business, we may transfer your information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.
We use commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. However, no one can and we do not guarantee the complete safety of your information.
5. USER ACCESS AND CONTROL
If you would like to access, review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise limit our use of your personal information you have previously provided directly to us, you may contact us as outlined in Section 7. In your request, please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number and specify clearly what information you would like to access, change, update, or suppress. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
6. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Remember that even after you request limitation of our use of your personal information, copies of some information may remain viewable in some circumstances. We may retain backup information related to you on our servers for some time after your request for limitation for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies. It is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information due to technical constraints, contractual, financial or legal requirements.
7. CONTACT US